Who Uses This Software?

Magazine and newspaper publishers.


Average Ratings

6 Reviews

  • 5 / 5
    Overall

  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $99.00/month
  • Pricing Details
    $99 up to 5,000 active subscribers. $199 up to 15,000. $299 up to 50,000.
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Live Online
  • Support
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • SimpleCirc
  • simplecirc.com
  • Founded 2014
  • United States

About SimpleCirc

SimpleCirc is affordable, cloud-based, subscriber management software for small and medium sized magazine & newspaper publishers. Quickly and easily add, renew and update your subscribers. Take orders online. Sell back issues and promotional items. Give your subscribers access to your digital content. Set up automatic renewals. Connect SimpleCirc to any 3rd party software with our API, webhooks, and Zapier app.


SimpleCirc Features

  • Advertising Management
  • Books
  • Campaign Management
  • Catalogs
  • Circulation Management
  • Content Management
  • Layout & Design
  • Magazines
  • Newsletters
  • Newspapers

SimpleCirc Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Excellent Customer Service

Apr 16, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The SimpleCirc team has been absolutely wonderful to work with. Top notch customer service. They're always there to help with questions and concerns and make you feel like they actually care and value your business. In a world where great customer service is far and few between, with many making you feel like just a number, we've been extremely impressed with SimpleCirc. The software has many great features such as address verification that will save you time. The navigation is very user friendly. It didn't take long at all to learn the new system and the SimpleCirc team was there every step of the way to make sure that things were going smoothly and we were happy before making the switch.

Cons: There are a few minor things that could be improved upon but I'm certain that they're likely to be updated if/when they're brought to the attention of the SimpleCirc team as they're always very receptive to suggestions. One thing, for example, would be that I'd like to see an option for sorting by user when pulling the cash sales reports. We're a unique niche publishing company that is happy to be able to use SimpleCirc to manage subscriptions on the road now (we go to farm/tractor shows), but there is also someone at the office taking subscriptions as well and we need to be able to easily distinguish the sales that were made at the show. We have created a separate user login for those employees using SimpleCirc at the show, but when we go to pull the cash sales numbers, there's not an option to be able to sort by user so that we can tell what income came from the show. I'm sure this could be accomplished with a data export, but it would be much easier and less time consuming to have a way to tell them apart when running the simple cash sales report.

SimpleCirc for use as a newspaper subscriber system

Apr 11, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The cloud-based SimpleCirc software really lived up to its name. For a group of small newspapers with limited circulation, it was just what the doctor ordered. Easy to learn and teach others to use, it doesn't have a bunch of options that you'll never use, and a number of options that you'll love to use. Plus, customer service has been excellent up to and including adding new features to make our experience with the system better. Check it out. Their try-it-before-you-buy-it period is an excellent way to get to know the system.

Cons: My only 'con' was the change in the way our previous circulation software tracked expiration by date, while SimpleCirc counts number of issues remaining. Once I wrapped my head around that, everything else was smooth sailing.

We are small publisher looking for an affordable cloud based product.

Jul 16, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The fact that subscribers can manage their own account. It has saved us several hours per week of processing and re-entering orders in our server base system. It's very easy and simple to use and being cloud based we never have to worry about off-site backups. The customer support is wonderful

Cons: You have to have internet access in order to use the product and if your in a remote location it tends to lag a bit.

Makes list management easy

Apr 16, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This program is simple from a user perspective and enables customers to check the status of their subscriptions and renew online. It has cut the number of incoming calls to the office by half. We are no longer manually checking subscription status and taking address changes or renewals over the phone because of this customer interface.

Cons: The only draw back to the software is it requires a coder to customize the page. It is not required but in order to achieve some degree of aesthetics it is needed.

Overall: SimpleCirc allows management of active subscriptions simple while creating a stress free experience for customers. It also enables us to manage our renewals and expired subscriptions for both publications easily by printing email and direct mail lists for labels. The list management dilemma has been reduced to a few clicks.

Thanks SimpleCirc!

Simple Circ is easy to use

Apr 16, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: There are many things that are great about Simple Circ. It is user friendly. Easy to understand and easy to use. The price is right. The support when starting up was awesome. They helped with adding specific fields and making it work for what we needed. This is a great product to house subscriptions for home delivery or mailing lists.

Cons: If you have single copy or buy sale relations with 3rd parties, this software doesn't accommodate those types of things. If you need to house and manage small lists for mailing or subscriptions, this is a great tool.

Overall: The support for Simple Circ was great. Dave worked through the weekend to get us up and running. When we realized that we needed some additional fields, he made that happen. My experience with Simple Circ has been great.

Great product for publisher

Apr 15, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use - you can be up and running literally in 15 mins

Cons: Not really anything- our last fulfillment shop has an e-commerce store for us to sell one-off products like books that this doesn't have, bit for what it is it's pretty close to perfect.

Overall: Customer service has been ultra-responsive to our needs - customer service is top notch.